Sunday, 25 May 2014

laurel(Laurus nobillis)

laurel

Tree well known in Greece since antiquity that was dedicated to the god Apollo . With branches of laurel crowned the winners of the Olympic Games .The leaves of the plant are used mainly in cooking , but also has important therapeutic properties .The decoction of (2-3 leaves boiled in water) has tonic and diuretic properties and helps in indigestion and anorexia . Bay leaves boiled in water used to stimulate hair structure and donate shine and hair health . With leaves of pharmaceutical preparations are made , together with other plants ( balsams) and used for the control of rheumatism . It has been very effective action in cases of mental fatigue , and stimulates brain function in situations colds , influenza , tonsillitis , and dermatitis .